Adidas announces sale of first serial sneaker from plastic waste collected in the ocean
In December of last year Adidas and Parley for the Oceans have shown that the shoes can be made from plastic waste collected in the ocean. Then were shown a conceptual model of such shoes Today manufacturer of sports equipment has announced the sale of running shoes UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley. According to him, this is the first production shoes, which uses plastic waste from the ocean.
The manufacturer says that the top UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley made from Primeknit material, raw material for which was inspired by the plastic waste (95%) and recycled polyester (5%). One pair of sneakers took eleven plastic bottles. The main part of the soles, laces, threads and other parts are also made from recycled materials and the outer part of the sole made of rubber production Continental. As for appearance, he allegedly inspired by the ocean waves, reflecting a unique history of creating sneakers.
Sales of the sneaker will start in mid-November, at a price of 200 euros. Results will be released 7000 pairs.